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Manhunt ends with arrest

October 2, 2012

Law enforcement agencies from Bingham and Bonneville counties joined forces in the pursuit of Francisco Pete Tarin, age 41, from early morning to the early afternoon on Tuesday.
Tarin was the suspect in a high-speed chase through Idaho Falls last week. The Bonneville Sheriff's Office had called off that chase because of concerns about public safety.
Tarin was allegedly involved a high-speed chase in Twin Falls Monday and again in Idaho Falls Monday night before wrecking his car in Shelley early Tuesday morning.

Vigil to honor domestic violence victims

October 2, 2012

Over 400 balloons will be released from Jensen Grove as part of a 'domestic violence awareness campaign' sponsored by Bingham Crisis Center Thursday at 6 p.m. The balloons are in honor of those who have lost their lives to domestic violence and for all of the men, women and children who were assisted at the crisis center this past year.

Police Log

October 2, 2012

Items of note from Sept. 18-26.

Blackfoot Police

ROAD RAGE: Sept. 18, 10 a.m.: A caller said an elderly female passed him on the right hand side of Judicial and rolled down her window and yelled obscenities at him.

STILL IN THE CAR: Sept. 18, 3 p.m.: A caller said there is a vehicle that has been in the parking lot for several hours and there is a man inside that has never exited the vehicle.

GRAND THEFT AUTO: Sept. 19, 9:45 a.m.: A caller reported a truck stolen from the fairgrounds and said it happened sometime last weekend.

One slightly injured in semi-truck explosion

October 2, 2012

Don Dewey and his wife Charlene live near exit 93 off Interstate 15.
About 2 a.m. on Tuesday they were awakened by two explosions.
"We thought the Sinclair had blown up," Don said. "We thought one of their tanks had blown."
The Deweys live about one block from the Snake River Sinclair station on U.S. Highway 26.
Don got up and made his way to Anytime Fitness where he and others watched the fire caused when two semi-trucks collided. He said several people working out at the gym had to have witnessed the explosion.

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